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Wheaton Ends Storied Career With 8-0 Shutout Win

KOKOMO, IN- After five years, 51 games, 247 innings and countless memories, Adam Wheaton walked off the mound for the final time in a Growlers uniform. The right-hander struck out six and tossed eight shutout innings on the mound, leading the Growlers to an 8-0 and making the Magic Number four.
WHEATON, MN
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Elbow Lake man is injured in crash near Fergus Falls

(Fergus Falls, MN)--The Minnesota State Patrol says that an Elbow Lake man has been injured in a crash between a car and a bus in Otter Tail County. According to the report, the crash took place on County Road 82 south of Fergus Falls. A Kia Optima, driven by Nicholas...
FERGUS FALLS, MN
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Promising signs of community growth

One of the most pressing needs of communities through rural Minnesota is affordable housing. It is a key to attracting new workers and residents. Last August, the City of Benson agreed to work with Cody Nelson of Nelson Properties of Sauk Centre for the construction of 13 duplexes, or 26 units in two phases, in the Cottage Square area to address Benson’s housing shortage. The first phase of Nelson’s housing project is underway in northeast Benson with construction of four duplexes to be completed by Dec. 31. The second phase involves nine townhomes, 18 units, all to be completed by Dec. 21, 2027. It is estimated the total cost of the completed project will be $3.795 million.
BENSON, MN
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Nazarian granted bail and Conditional Release

Jessica Nazarian appeared before Judge Stephanie Beckman via zoom at a bail condition hearing on June 21. Nazarian has been in jail since being charged with three felony counts related to a stabbing at Divine House on February 13, 2022. Bail was initially set at $500,000 unconditional, and $250,000 conditional.
MORRIS, MN
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Appleton Boy Scouts played major rescue role after Amtrak train derailed

MENDON, Mo. (WBAY) - Action 2 News has confirmed two Boy Scout troops from Appleton were on an Amtrak train that derailed in Missouri while traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago after hitting a dump truck at an uncontrolled crossing. We’re also learning the Boy Scouts played a major role...
MENDON, MO
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Schedule for Hancock 4th & 150th Celebration

There will be plenty to do in Hancock during its four-day celebration over the Fourth of July weekend. The weekend kicks off with DJ Kim Wolf at Buddies Bar & Grill Friday, July 1. On Saturday, the Hancock School will be open for tours and at 11 a.m., Pomme de...
HANCOCK, MN
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Starbuck Rallies Past NL-S, Breuer Leads Morris In A Rout

ATWATER – Morris racked up 14 hits, scoring early and often in a 14-4 defeat of ACGC in Junior Legion baseball from Atwater. Kaleb Breuer led the charge going 4-5 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs. Johnny Kleindl doubled and knocked in a pair while scoring once, Landen Gibson had two hits, and RBI and run scored, Riley Asmus and Rylan Larson each had two hits, Asmus scored three runs, Larson once. Jonah and Drew Huebner each added an RBI.
MORRIS, MN
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Nuest named next head coach for Owl girls basketball

Chad Nuest was approved as the next head coach for the Hancock girls basketball program that won the Class A State Championship this past winter. He takes over for Tony Thielke, who resigned after leading the Owls to a 30-1 record, a Pheasant Conference and Section 6A championship in 2022 while closing out his coaching career as Class A Girls Basketball Coach of the Year.
HANCOCK, MN

WWII soldier from Benson, Minnesota to be buried in Normandy

FORT KNOX, Ky. — Nearly 80 years after his life was cut short, a Minnesotan killed overseas during World War II will be laid to rest. Air Force 2nd Lt. William J. McGowan, of Benson, Minnesota, will be interred at Normandy American Cemetery on July 9, according to the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.
BENSON, MN
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Celebrating a big milestone

As I drove through the streets of Hancock last week, I felt a surge of pride. This community will be celebrating 150 years of existence this weekend and there is so much to be thankful for and appreciate. We are a very strong, caring community. Not large in population, but huge in people who consider it home.
HANCOCK, MN
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“Boots” Marlin Friese

“Boots” Marlin Friese, age 82 of Barrett, Minnesota, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022. Memorial services for Boots Friese are pending with the Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck, MN.
BARRETT, MN
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Starbuck Heritage Days 2022

THE NEXT HERITAGE DAYS CELEBRATION IS HERE! STARBUCK IS HOSTING. FOR THE MISS MINNEWASKA PAGEANT, THE FUN RUN, AND COLOR RUN,. GOLF TOURNAMENTS AND THE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW. FEAST ON PANCAKES, TACOS, BAR B Q’S AND MORE. BRING YOUR DANCING SHOES FOR THE STREET DANCE, ENJOY THE KIDDI CARNIVAL, QUILT RAFFLE, INFLATABLES AND THE KIDDIE PARADE, THE GRANDE PARADE IS SATURDAY AND THERE’S FIREWORKS.
STARBUCK, MN
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Hancock School board discusses propsed work on the outdoor field spaces

Two very different proposals sparked a lengthy discussion by the Hancock School board on June 20. They decided that they need to know exactly what it is they want in regard to the upgrades at the football/baseball field and outdoor field space on school grounds before moving on in the process. That will mean a committee will meet to decide on those needs.
HANCOCK, MN
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Buddies Bar & Grill is Hiring

Buddies Bar & Grill in Hancock is Looking to hire a Full Time manager and Full time or Part time cook. If you are looking for extra cash this summer Buddies is hiring Part time bartenders and waite staff – must be 18 or older. If you enjoy a fast paced job and fun people this is the job for you.
HANCOCK, MN
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Morris Splits With Granite Falls, Ashby Pulls Away From Wheaton

MORRIS – Morris and Granite Falls split a legion baseball doubleheader from Chizek Field on Monday. In game one the 29ers racked up 14 hits jumping out to an early lead en route to a 7-4 victory. Kaleb Breuer led the charge at the plate going 3-4 with three...
MORRIS, MN
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Margaret Marie (Wulff) Ringger

Margaret (Mrs. Robert) Ringger, age 76 of Dumont, Minnesota, passed away on June 27, 2022, in Breckenridge, MN. Visitation for Margaret Ringger will be on Saturday, July 2, 2022, from 9:00a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Trinity-Mt. Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church in Johnson, MN. Funeral services for Margaret Marie Ringger will...
DUMONT, MN
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Linda Schmidt

Linda Schmidt, age 71, of Correll, MN, was called to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, June 23, 2022, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Abiding Faith Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Linda was laid to rest on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Mound Cemetery in Ortonville, MN, per her wishes for a private immediate direct burial. Officiant is Pastor Richard Larson.
CORRELL, MN
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Fred Farrell

Fred Farrell, age 87 of Morris, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at West Wind Village in Morris, MN. Visitation for Fred Farrell will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, MN. Funeral services for Fred Farrell...
MORRIS, MN
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